Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 18, 1705-1709. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Veneris, 27 Februarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Compton and others:
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Elianor Bagot;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Foreign Coins in America, Bill.
The Lord Halifax reported from the Lords Committees, a Bill, drawn by their Lordships, intituled, "An Act for ascertaining the Rates of Foreign Coins in Her Majesty's Plantations in America."
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for ascertaining the Rates of Foreign Coins in Her Majesty's Plantations in America."
Clapham et al. to attend, as Witnesses, concerning Carey's Claim to the Botony of Hunsdon.
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That John Clapham Esquire, Lawes Widow, Jones Clerk, Sherwin, Charleton, Bryan Fairfax, Doctor of Laws and Charlotta his Wife, Gawen Mason Esquire, and Peter Le Neve, do attend this House Tomorrow, at Eleven a Clock, to be sworn, in order to be examined before the Lords Committees for Privileges on Monday next, at Ten a Clock, in relation to the Claim of the Barony of Hunsdon.
E. Kilmarnock, Leave for a Bill.
After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of the Earl of Kilmarnock; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Purposes in the Petition mentioned:
It is Ordered, That the Petitioner hath hereby Leave given to bring in a Bill, according to the Prayer of the said Petition.
Kelly versus L. Bellew.
After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of Dennis Kelly and his Wife, whereunto Richard Lord Bellew is Respondent, et è contra:
It is Ordered, That this House will proceed to hear Counsel for the Respondent Richard Lord Bellew, Tomorrow, at Eleven a Clock.
Returns of Peers of Scotland, Bill to settle, and Trials of Peers for Offences committed there.
Whereas this Day was appointed for the House to be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to make further Provision for the electing and summoning Sixteen Peers of Scotland, to sit in the House of Peers in the Parliament of Great Britain, and for trying Peers for Offences committed in Scotland:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the House shall be put into a Committee thereupon, on Monday next, at Twelve a Clock.
Pole versus Gardiner.
Upon reading the Petition of John Pole; praying, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing of his Appeal, depending in this House; to which Samuel Gardiner hath put in his Answer:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Friday the Fifth Day of March next, at Eleven a Clock.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Manor of Swinden, and several Messuages, Lands, and Hereditaments, in the County of York, late Part of the Estate of Christopher Lister Esquire, and after of Thomas Lister Esquire, both deceased, for Payment of the Legacies and Debts of the said Christopher Lister, and a Mortgage of the said Thomas Lister's."
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Equity of Redemption of the Manor and Capital Messuage of Great Haseley, with the Appurtenances, and divers Messuages, Farms, and Lands, in Haseley and Latchford, in the County of Oxford, late the Estate of William Lenthall Esquire, deceased (in Trustees), to be sold, for discharging of Incumbrances thereupon."
Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Bill be committed to the Lords following; (videlicet,)
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Friday the Twelfth Day of March next, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Sabbati, vicesimum octavum diem instantis Februarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.